Virginia Delegate Betsy Carr [D]

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VAHB1901IntroOnline Virginia Driver's Manual course; training school. Removes the requirement that a driver training school providing the Virginia Driver's Manual course online be a computer-based driver education provider, as defined in the Code of Virginia.
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 21]

Reported from Transportation (20-Y 0-N)
VAHB1971IntroVirginia Fair Housing Law; reasonable accommodations; disability-related requests for parking. Provides that for the purposes of the Virginia Fair Housing Law, when a person receives a request for accessible parking to accommodate a disability, the p...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 21]

Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
VAHJR565EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Augustus Benton Chafin, Jr.
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2021-01-21
Agreed to by Senate
VAHB1940IntroDepartment of Education; guidelines on excused student absences; civic or political engagement. Requires, subject to guidelines established by the Department of Education, any middle school or high school student who is absent from school to engage i...
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2021-01-21
Floor substitute printed 21103483D-H1 (Rasoul)
VAHB2069IntroSpecial license plates; military decorations. Establishes a system for determining the cost of special license plates for recipients of a military decoration based on the order of precedence of such military decoration as determined by the federal De...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB2299IntroDepartment of Education; duties; special education. Requires the Department of Education to (i) provide training and guidance documents to local school divisions on the development of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for children with disabil...
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2021-01-21
To House Education: SOL and SOQ Committee
VAHB2216IntroVirginia Missing Person with Autism Alert Program. Renames the Virginia Missing Child with Autism Alert Program to the Virginia Missing Person with Autism Alert Program and expands it to apply to any missing person with autism, regardless of age. The...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 21]
[Hearing: Jan 22]

Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
VAHB1801IntroDisposing of litter; penalty. Increases the fine for dumping or disposing of litter, trash, or other unsightly matter on public or private property from a minimum of $250 and a maximum of $2,500 to a minimum of $500 and a maximum of $5,000. The bill ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2038IntroProbation, revocation, and suspension of sentence; limitations. Limits the amount of active incarceration a court can impose as a result of a revocation hearing for a probation violation. The bill provides that a court may not impose a sentence of in...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Courts: Criminal Committee
VAHB1902EngrossExpanded polystyrene food service containers; prohibition; civil penalty. Prohibits the dispensing by a food vendor of prepared food to a customer in a single-use expanded polystyrene food service container, as defined in the bill. The bill requires ...
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2021-01-20
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1903EngrossLocal government authority; reduction of speed limits. Authorizes local governing bodies to reduce the speed limit to less than 25 miles per hour, but not less than 15 miles per hour, in a business district or residence district.
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2021-01-20
To Senate Transportation Committee
VAHB1951IntroCommon-law crime of suicide. Abolishes the common-law crime of suicide. Suicide is currently a common-law crime in Virginia, although there is no statutorily prescribed punishment.
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2021-01-20
Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 5-N)
VAHB1986IntroGeorge Mason University; management agreement. Provides a management agreement between the Commonwealth and George Mason University pursuant to the Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act (§ 23.1-1000 et seq.).
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2021-01-20
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1805EngrossAging services; social need. Provides that, in providing aging services, the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services shall prioritize older persons with significant social need and defines "social need" as need caused by noneconomic factors,...
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2021-01-20
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
VAHB1921IntroAssistance for certain voters; curbside voting. Clarifies that any voter with a permanent physical disability, temporary physical disability, or injury is entitled to vote outside of the polling place. The bill further provides that during a declared...
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2021-01-20
Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB1900IntroVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant remedies for exclusion from dwelling unit, interruption of services, or actions taken to make premises unsafe. Provides that a general district court shall enter an order upon petition by a tenant ...
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2021-01-20
Read first time
VAHB2204IntroGet Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and Program established. Establishes the Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and requires the Virginia Community College System to establish the G3 Program for the purpose of providing financial ass...
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2021-01-20
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1848IntroVirginia Human Rights Acts; discrimination on the basis of disability. Adds discrimination on the basis of disability as an unlawful employment practice under the Virginia Human Rights Act. The bill also requires employers, defined in the bill, to ma...
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2021-01-20
Read first time
VAHB1845EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; license fee reform; delay; emergency. Delays the effective date of the 2020 alcoholic beverage control license and fee reform from July 1, 2021, to January 1, 2022. During the period of delay and subject to certain require...
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2021-01-20
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
VAHB2065IntroProduce Rx Program established; report. Directs the Department of Social Services to establish a Produce Rx Program as a three-year pilot program to incentivize consumption of qualifying fruits and vegetables by eligible individuals for whom increase...
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2021-01-20
Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
VAHJR542IntroStudy; Department of Rail and Public Transportation; transit equity and modernization; report. Requests the Department of Rail and Public Transportation to conduct a two-year study of transit equity and modernization in the Commonwealth.
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2021-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Rules: Studies Committee
VAHB1888EngrossAbsentee voting; procedural and process reforms; Absentee voting; procedural and process reforms; availability and accessibility reforms; penalty. Makes various reforms to absentee voting processes and procedures, including those related to availabil...
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2021-01-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1810EngrossVoter registration; failure of online voter registration system; deadline extension. Provides that in the event that a failure of the Virginia online voter registration system occurs prior to the close of registration records, the Governor has the au...
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2021-01-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2130IntroVirginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board. Establishes the Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board to advise the Governor regarding the economic, professional, cultural, educational, and governmental links between the Commonwealth and the LGBTQ+ community in Virginia an...
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2021-01-20
Read first time
VAHB1948EngrossLaw-enforcement officer; duty to render aid; duty to report wrongdoing by another law-enforcement officer. Requires any law-enforcement officer on duty who witnesses another person suffering from a serious bodily injury or a life-threatening conditio...
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2021-01-20
VOTE: Passage (57-Y 42-N)
VAHB1967IntroVirginia Jobs Investment Program and Fund; minimum wage requirements. Adjusts the minimum entry-level wage rate per hour a company is required to pay in order to be eligible for assistance under the Virginia Jobs Investment Program from at least 1.35...
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2021-01-20
Read first time
VAHJR552IntroStudy: joint subcommittee to study recurrent inland and urban flooding across the Commonwealth; report. Establishes a two-year joint subcommittee, consisting of eight legislative members and five nonlegislative citizen members, to study the developme...
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2021-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Rules: Studies Committee
VAHB2081IntroPolling places; prohibited activities; unlawful possession of a firearm; penalty. Prohibits any person from knowingly possessing a firearm within 40 feet of any building, or part thereof, used as a polling place, including one hour before and one hou...
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2021-01-20
Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 9-N)
VAHJR582IntroConstitutional amendment (first reference); marriage; repeal of same-sex marriage prohibition; affirmative right to marry. Repeals the constitutional provision defining marriage as only a union between one man and one woman as well as the related pro...
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2021-01-20
To House Privileges and Elections: Constitutional Amendments Committee
VAHB1894EngrossCertain employees of the Department of Juvenile Justice; naloxone or other opioid antagonist. Authorizes employees of the Department of Juvenile Justice designated as probation and parole officers or as juvenile correctional officers to possess and a...
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2021-01-20
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
VAHB2181IntroVirginia Retirement System; technical amendments. Makes technical amendments to provisions of the Code of Virginia relating to the Virginia Retirement System to reflect recent changes to federal law and conform terminology to federal law.
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2021-01-20
Reported from Appropriations (19-Y 0-N)
VAHB1821IntroArrest and prosecution when experiencing or reporting overdoses. Prohibits the arrest or prosecution of an individual for the unlawful purchase, possession, or consumption of alcohol, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, int...
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2021-01-20
Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (19-Y 3-N)
VAHJR527IntroStudy; Department of Conservation and Recreation and Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; invasive plant species work group; report. Requests the Department of Conservation and Recreation, jointly with the Department of Agricultu...
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2021-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Rules: Studies Committee
VAHB1816EngrossProperty Owners' Association Act; Condominium Act; use of electronic means for meetings and voting. Allows meetings of property owners' associations, boards of directors, unit owners' associations, executive boards, and committees to be held entirely...
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2021-01-20
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VAHB1929IntroSchool Equity and Staffing Act; Standards School Equity and Staffing Act; Standards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders and mentors; principal mentors; certain personnel positions and initiatives. Makes several changes to the Standards o...
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2021-01-20
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1966IntroSports betting; mandatory permit issuance to certain casino operators. Requires the Director of the Virginia Lottery to issue a permit to operate a sports betting platform to a casino operator that meets certain criteria.
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2021-01-19
[Hearing: Jan 21]

Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB2276IntroManufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of plastic firearms and unfinished frames or receivers and unserialized firearms; penalties. Creates a Class 5 felony for any person who manufactures, imports, sells, transfers, or possesses any fire...
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2021-01-19
[Hearing: Jan 22]

Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 2-N)
VAHB2019IntroPublic elementary and secondary schools; possession and administration of undesignated stock albuterol inhalers and valved holding chambers. Requires each local school board to adopt and implement policies for the possession and administration of und...
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2021-01-19
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB2137IntroPaid sick leave. Requires employers to provide certain Paid sick leave. Requires employers to provide certain employees paid sick leave. An employee is eligible for paid sick leave under the bill if the employee is an essential worker and works on av...
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2021-01-19
To House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #1
VAHJR571EngrossCelebrating the life of Alan Zimm.
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2021-01-19
Laid on Clerk's Desk
VAHB2013IntroSchool board policies; school meal debt; enforcement. Requires each school board to adopt a policy that prohibits the board from filing a lawsuit against a student's parent because the student cannot pay for a meal at school or owes a school meal deb...
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2021-01-19
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Education: Pre-K-12 Committee
VAHB2117IntroChildren's Services Act; special education programs. Requires that funds expended for special education services under the Children's Services Act only be expended on educational programs that are licensed by the Department of Education. The bill add...
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2021-01-19
To House Education: SOL and SOQ Committee
VAHR233EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Robert S. Bloxom, Sr.
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2021-01-18
Agreed to by House
VAHB1981IntroVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; access to dwelling unit during certain declared states of emergency; emergency. Provides that a tenant shall be deemed to have reasonable justification for declining to permit a landlord or managing agent...
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2021-01-17
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House General Laws: Housing/Consumer Protection Committee
VAHB1969IntroAdministration of blighted and derelict properties in certain localities. Modifies the definition of "qualifying locality" to include any locality with a score of 100 or higher on the fiscal stress index, as published by the Department of Housing and...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2050IntroVirginia housing opportunity tax credit. Establishes, starting in taxable year 2021, a Virginia housing opportunity tax credit, which is equal to the amount of the federal low-income housing tax credit allocated or allowed by the Virginia Housing Dev...
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2021-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To House Finance: Subcommittee #3
VAHJR589IntroCelebrating the life of the Honorable Mamye E. BaCote.
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2021-01-15
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 21102342D
VAHB1932IntroChild-placing agencies; conscience clause; repeal. Repeals provisions that allowed child-placing agencies to refuse to perform, assist with, counsel, recommend, consent to, refer, or participate in any child placements when the proposed placement wou...
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2021-01-15
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions: Social Services Committee
VAHB2074IntroEnvironmental justice; interagency Environmental justice; interagency working group. Establishes the Interagency Environmental Justice Working Group as an advisory council in the executive branch of state government to further environmental justice i...
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2021-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1980IntroEnslaved Ancestors College Access Scholarship Program established. Establishes the Enslaved Ancestors College Access Scholarship Program, whereby Longwood University, the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, the Virginia Military...
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2021-01-15
To House Education: Post-Secondary and Higher Ed Committee
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